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Auxoro: The Voice Of Music (@auxoro) brings you face to face with rappers, rockers, singers, industry pros, and other human beings in a podcast that dives into the story behind the music. No superficial Q&A's. No surface level song reviews. No bullshit answers you can find in a Wikipedia bio. Host Zach Grossfeld interviews artists, managers, producers, and others at all different levels of the game about the things you want to know most: touring, inspirations, record deals, drugs, anxieties, money, depression, self-doubt, sexuality - the stories that matter. Take the journey with us as we explore powerful stories rooted in the experience of music makers and the things that make us human. The stage has never been closer. Home of: - The Self Care Series - OffStage Spotlight - Off The Record - Heart Beats

Auxoro: The Voice Of Music (@auxoro) brings you face to face with rappers, rockers, singers, industry pros, and other human beings in a podcast that dives into the story behind the music. No superficial Q&A's. No surface level song reviews. No bullshit answers you can find in a Wikipedia bio. Host Zach Grossfeld interviews artists, managers, producers, and others at all different levels of the game about the things you want to know most: touring, inspirations, record deals, drugs, anxieties, money, depression, self-doubt, sexuality - the stories that matter. Take the journey with us as we explore powerful stories rooted in the experience of music makers and the things that make us human. The stage has never been closer. Home of: - The Self Care Series - OffStage Spotlight - Off The Record - Heart Beats
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Auxoro: The Voice Of Music (@auxoro) brings you face to face with rappers, rockers, singers, industry pros, and other human beings in a podcast that dives into the story behind the music. No superficial Q&A's. No surface level song reviews. No bullshit answers you can find in a Wikipedia bio. Host Zach Grossfeld interviews artists, managers, producers, and others at all different levels of the game about the things you want to know most: touring, inspirations, record deals, drugs, anxieties, money, depression, self-doubt, sexuality - the stories that matter. Take the journey with us as we explore powerful stories rooted in the experience of music makers and the things that make us human. The stage has never been closer. Home of: - The Self Care Series - OffStage Spotlight - Off The Record - Heart Beats

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Episodes

Giving and Receiving Criticism

7/19/2019
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On our podcast with filous, we discussed the art of giving and receiving criticism. This is something that I've struggled with on both ends. How do you give someone actionable feedback on a product or service while maintaining brutal honesty? How do you take the feedback? Here are some things that have helped me and hopefully can help you. The Aux: https://www.auxoro.com/theaux Support Auxoro: https://donorbox.org/support-auxoro Rate us on iTunes: https://apple.co/2SqwGn7 Intro/Outro...

Duration:00:10:00

Sam Dameshek (Round 2): Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello Photo Shoot, Wild Times at the Hawkers Crib, and Building a Network

7/15/2019
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This time, we sat down with photographer Sam Dameshek for Round 2 in person. We had Sam come by our studio in Brooklyn and had a wide-ranging conversation. We spoke about the shoot with Camilla Cabello and Shawn Mendes, fitness, tattoos, the benefits of building long term relationships in business, and more. Sam is an absolute beast at what he does, and hopefully, this conversation can inspire a listener to pursue what they love and harness a purpose. So without further ado, here is our...

Duration:00:57:56

Drax Project: Painting Houses, Woke Up Late, and Advice from Ed Sheeran

7/10/2019
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Drax Project is our guest this week and once again, I am your host Zach of the Auxoro podcast, where speak with music artists, athletes, entrepreneurs, and other interesting humans to explore the story beyond the surface. For those of you who are not familiar with Drax Project, shame on you. Just kidding, but now you have no excuse not to know who these guys are and for good reason because they’ll only be getting bigger. In a few short years, Drax Project went from busking on the streets of...

Duration:01:11:47

Ian Kerner (She Comes First): The Art of Cunnilingus, Tongue Techniques, and Sex Playlists

7/3/2019
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This time, we sat down with Dr. Ian Kerner, a licensed psychotherapist, nationally recognized sexual counselor, and author of the bestselling book She Comes First. Although the foundation of the Auxoro podcast will always be music, we’ve recently been branching out to include conversations from other lanes like business, sports, science, and other interesting fields. I want to follow my curiosity, even if it leads me outside of music, and I hope that you come along for the ride. What better...

Duration:01:02:05

Ty James: Getting Girls' Numbers at Starbucks, Staying Confident, and Memories with Dad

6/28/2019
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You are listening to another installment of Off The Record where the artists themselves tell stories, answer questions, and speak about the moments that matter. For those who are not familiar with OTR, this is a shorter form series but I think just as good as some of the full-length conversations that we have. This time, Ty James (@tyjames), an artist and producer from Indiana, talks getting girls numbers while working at Starbucks, how he keeps his confidence, and the effect his Dad has had...

Duration:00:08:28

Cape Francis: Bon Iver Influence, Being Overweight as a Kid, and Balancing Music with a Job

6/27/2019
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On this installment of Off The Record, Cape Francis(@capefrancismusic), who lists himself on Instagram as a musician, video editor, photographer, and Cat Dad, discusses being overweight as a kid, how Bon Iver changed his perspective on music, and balancing a full-time job with being a music artist. Cape Francis (Spotify): https://spoti.fi/2IQevUG Cape Francis (Apple Music): https://apple.co/2IT8gQf The Aux: https://www.auxoro.com/theaux Support Auxoro:...

Duration:00:14:12

Noah Kahan: First Date Tips, Therapy, and Twitter Haters

6/21/2019
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This time, we sat down with the Noah Kahan, who has described himself in the past as the Jewish Ed Sheeran. The Question is, does Ed Sheeran describe himself as the Christian Noah Kahan? That’s the real mystery and we have to see if we can get some footage on that. A couple weeks ago I had the pleasure of watching Noah play a small, private show at the Gramercy Park Hotel in NYC and it was a beautiful evening. We were surrounded by some edgy artwork, like a picture of Eminem holding a...

Duration:00:55:40

Mikaelin 'Blue' Bluespruce: The Flow State, Monotony of Greatness, and Working with Solange

6/13/2019
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This time, we sat down with the man, the myth, the legend, Mikaelin ‘Blue’ Bluespruce (@mixedbyblue). Blue is a Grammy Winning Engineer and record producer, a top respected name in the industry, and most importantly, a new father and a stand-up gentleman. Blue is a relatively reserved, calm dude, much like myself, but for the next 90 or so minutes we are going to take about how he is quietly making a dent in the music game with a nonstop work ethic. He has worked with prominent artists like...

Duration:01:37:47

Louis Futon: Sense of Smell, Adderall Addiction, and Beat Challenges

6/7/2019
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This time, we sat down with Louis Futon. I saw Louis Futon back in the day when he opened up for Odesza in Chicago November of 2017. He crushed that set and he’s been someone I’ve been trying to hunt down to speak with on the podcast, so I am ecstatic to release this conversation. In this episode, we talk about the insane beat challenges where he recreates songs from other artists like Tyler The Creator and Childish Gambino. It’s insane, he completely flips them and gives each track its own...

Duration:01:21:43

Picture This: MDRN LV, The Conor McGregor Mentality, and Red Wine Chats

6/3/2019
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This week, we sat down with Picture This (@bandpicturethis), a band hailing from Athy, Ireland comprised of members Ryan Hennesy, Jimmy Rainsford, Owen Cardiff, and Cliff Deane. Back in 2015, lead singer Ryan Hennessy posted the song ‘Take My Hand’ on Facebook which caught the attention of drummer and producer Jimmy Rainsford. “Take My hand reminded me of a summer romance and that song explained it properly,” says Jimmy. Ryan and Jimmy then reworked the song. Soon, the song took off...

Duration:01:21:31

Ryan Serhant: Ryan's Balls, Morning Routines, and Intermittent Fasting

5/29/2019
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This time, we sat down with real estate and media mogul, Ryan Serhant (@ryanserhant). We were lucky enough to get the opportunity to stop by The Serhant Team’s beautiful office in NYC. For the three of you who are unfamiliar with Ryan Serhant, he is the head of The Serhant Team, the #1 real estate sales team in NY and top five in the US. Ryan is also a best-selling author, and the star and producer of Bravo’s hit show Million Dollar Listing New York, and its spin-off Sell It Like Serhant. He...

Duration:00:49:25

Sam Brunell (Little Sam's Art): Will Smith Shoutout, Surgeries, and the Portrait Process

5/20/2019
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Welcome to another installment of the Heart Beats Series. This is a series we explore the stories of those making an impact outside of the music industry. I started this podcast in music, and while music artists will always be the foundation of Auxoro, I felt that I was watching fascinating stories outside of music pass me by. So, I created a space for these stories to exist called Heart Beats. This time we are going to do things a little bit differently. But first, let me tell you about...

Duration:00:12:14

Bahari: Love Is Not Enough, :( , and The New Bahari

5/17/2019
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This time, Bahari is taking over the podcast for another installment of Off The Record. For those of you who have never heard our Off The Record features before, these are usually shorter form, and the artists share experiences, tell stories, and answer questions about the moments that matter. In this episode, Ruby and Natalia of Bahari talk about the inspirations behind their latest song ‘Sad Face,’ written like the emoji [:( ]. Ruby and Natalia also speak on working though tough times in a...

Duration:00:06:56

Chloe Lilac: Synesthesia, Alcoholics Anonymous, and the Dream Drake Collab

5/14/2019
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This time, we sat down with Chloe Lilac, a seventeen-year-old singer-songwriter from Brooklyn, NY, right in the heart of our stomping grounds. This conversation got deep, and part of me wasn’t expecting it to. Maybe that’s my fault for underestimating a seventeen-year-old. I’m 25 now, but when I was 17 I had a lot of insecurities and some harsh experiences, but I wasn’t nearly as comfortable or as able to talk about these things like Chloe. She seems very self-aware and not just for a...

Duration:01:16:37

James Hersey: Collab with Kygo, Escaping to Austin, and the 'Right' Mistakes

5/10/2019
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This time, we sat down with James Hersey, a singer-songwriter from Vienna, Austria. As an artist who does not collaborate often, James made his first mainstream dent on the charts with an original song called ‘Coming Over.’ Kygo and Dillon Francis then hopped on the track, a collaboration with James that now has over 125 million streams on Spotify alone. He was able to replicate that success with the smash hit ‘Miss You,’ which was written, sung, and produced by James. Starting as a kid on...

Duration:01:25:33

Naomi Wild: Feeling Awkward in Public and a Live "Stream" with Odesza

5/1/2019
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Welcome to another installment of Off The Record where the artists themselves tell stories, share experiences and answer questions about the moments that matter. This time the absolute boss Naomi Wild talks about her fearless approach to making art, the last time she had a deep cry, feeling awkward in public, and a funny moment with Odesza and Wynne on live radio, or more accurately a live stream on live radio. Naomi Wild (Spotify): https://spoti.fi/2GTN4Z8 Naomi Wild (Apple Music):...

Duration:00:17:57

filous: Techno Grandma, Weed Anxiety, and Rich Friends

4/27/2019
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This week, we sat down with multi-instrumentalist and producer, filous. He hails from Vienna, Austria and started playing music at only 10 years old. On tour, he plays the harmonica, piano, acoustic and electric guitar, and even started learning an instrument called the “onde magnetique,” which is cassette taped based. Early on, he played in metal bands, got into jazz, and eventually tested his hand at electronic remixes. His remix for ‘Coming Over’ by James Hersey, has north of 50 million...

Duration:01:27:55

SHAED: Exploring Nature, Coming Out, and Instant Pots

4/22/2019
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This time, I sat down with a lovely group named Shaed. If you are a lover of good music or a fan of apple products you have definitely encountered their work. They have an EP called ‘Melt’ that was released in the fall of 2018, which you need to go check out, and their song ‘Trampoline’ off of the Melt EP was featured in Apple’s global campaign for the MacBook Air. That song now has over 50 million streams on Spotify alone. Chelsea, Max, and Spencer of Shaed share an uncommon and intimate...

Duration:01:38:22

Lost Kings: DJing in College, Ultra, and Weird Jobs

4/17/2019
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This time we sat down with Rob Abisi and Nick Shanholz, otherwise known as Lost Kings (@wearelostkings). They garnered early attention by producing unofficial remixes for Disclosure, Dirty South, and the Killers. Since then, Rob and Nick have been extremely active on tour and in the studio, releasing an official remix with Rihanna and making original smashes of their own. Shortly after New Years, the duo released an EP titled Paper crowns with features from Wiz Khalifa, Loren Gray, Social...

Duration:01:53:04

Bryan Sammis (Olivver the Kid, La Bouquet): Depression and Waking Up In A Widow's Attic

4/12/2019
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Welcome to another installment of Off The Record where the artists themselves tell stories, share experiences, and answer questions about the moments that matter. This time, Bryan Sammis, formerly of The Neighbourhood and currently of La Bouquet (@labouquetband) and Olivver the Kid (@olivverthekid), shares a clip about how finding who you are, how finding your purpose, can help you manage the harmful cycle of anxiety, depression, and this crazy thing called life. Bryan had a breakthrough,...

Duration:00:10:33